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Rancho Los Cerritos

4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
+1 562-570-1755
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Went on a Sunday afternoon. The grounds are lovely and the docents extremely knowledgeable of the... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Monica B
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Summer concerts

We enjoy attending the outdoor concerts in the beautiful gardens at the rancho. They were... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Long Beach, California
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Built in 1844, this is one of the last remaining two-story adobe structures still in existence in southern California, combining both Mexican and American architectural styles and building elements.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
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4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a Sunday afternoon. The grounds are lovely and the docents extremely knowledgeable of the local history. Highly recommend the visit. The best part it was all free!

1  Thank Monica B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We enjoy attending the outdoor concerts in the beautiful gardens at the rancho. They were refurbished recently and are lovely.

1  Thank davidgL4998OE
Reviewed 9 November 2017

RLC is a must for anyone who wants to gain a historical sense of the area from the days they farmed and raised cattle. Am particularly fond of their Christmas program with lighted walkways and performances by charactesr of residents from bygone days. House is...More

1  Thank TraveLee073
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The story of the Nieto soldier that got a huge land grand The story of California from the history of a family. Very nice docent tour. Their land now a big city, their fields a golf course. Nice afternoon free entrance

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Admission and parking are totally FREE! We had a most interesting tour with a docent who was very knowledgeable about the history of the area as well as the specific items in the rooms. The oldest room dating from 1840 was an office/bedroom for the...More

2  Thank Rpal20001
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my tour , I was alone but the guide ( pationate and really nice ) took the Time to explain me à lot of very interesting things in an easy english that i Can understand . I recomand you to do this...More

2  Thank marie b
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had a 4 hour block of time to entertain our 3 grand kids...9, 12, 14. After stopping in the local Trader Joes to let them pick out some lunch treats, we arrived an hour before opening but were allowed to picnic in the shade...More

3  Thank Diane D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This 19th century rancho has pleasant docent-guided tours that give one an excellent early history to this area. Hours are limited to Wed-Sun 1-5pm, but please confirm (562) 570-1755 as there are summer camps for children and special functions that may have priority. There is...More

3  Thank edvonlef
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this amazing house. Learned so much about California history. Guided tours are very informative.

2  Thank Sessy N J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Step back in time. Southern California history at its best here. Really ....it wasn't all about Zorro. Rancho Los Cerritos was a "working" ranchero". Learn about land grants and chaparral and life in early California. Not exciting, but Totally Cool! The docents are amazing! Okay,...More

2  Thank Carol C
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